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Recommended fabrics: mixed knitted fabric.

Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need.

When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide.

Cutting:

Fabric:

1. Left front part - 1 detail
2. Right front part – 1 detail
3. Left drape – 1 detail
4. Right drape – 1 detail
5. Back part - 1 detail

Our advice: To make the fabric along stitched seams stretch, sew details with narrow zigzag or with special stretchable stitches. To make the hem stretch, oversew hem allowance with special oversew stitches (overlock), and then sew it using double needle. This is also attachable to other edges that should stay elastic.
These recommendations are not for industry.

Instructions:

1. Oversew outer edges of drapes, then fold under and topstitch.

2. Gather fabric on shoulder edges of drapes.

3. Overstitch left front part neckline with drape.

4. Overstitch right front part with drape coinciding left front part with notches.

5. Oversew front/back parts arm hole allowances, then fold under and topstitch.

6. Oversew back neckline allowance, then fold under and topstitch.

7. Sew shoulder seams.

8. Oversew drape shoulder allowances, then fold under and topstitch.

9. Make pleats into drape side edge. Sew side seams.

10. Oversew garment hem, then fold under and topstitch.

11. Tuck tie ends. Fold ties along the center and stitch on 0.7 cm (1/4") from the fold center. Turn tie into right side, then press. Sew ends. Sew ties to shoulder seams.



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